Alan Juffs Professor of Linguistics
Director of English Language Institute
Center Associate, Learning Research Development Center
PhD, McGill University
MA, University of Durham
BA, University of London
2833 Cathedral of Learning
Department of Linguistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Area of Specialization
Second Language Acquisition
Syntax and semantics
Working memory and sentence processing
Juffs, A., & RodrÃguez, G. A. (2014). Second language sentence processing. New York: Routledge.
Juffs, A., & Friedline, B. E. (2014). Sociocultural influences on the use of a web-based tool for learning English vocabulary. System, 42(2), 137-166.
Juffs, A., & Harrington, M. W. (2011). Aspects of working memory in L2. Language Teaching, 44(2), 137-166. Juffs, A. (2009). Second language acquisition of the lexicon. In W. Ritchie & T. K. Bhatia (Eds.), The New Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (pp. 181-205). Leeds: Emerald.
Juffs, A. (2005). The influence of first language on the processing of wh-movement in English as a second language. Second Language Research, 21, 121-151.
Juffs, A. (1996). Learnability and the lexicon: Theories and second language acquisition research. Amsterdam, Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.